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Nov 13, 2012 6:00pm EST
. >> this was the day of brown.ing for kwame he faced to judges. -- two judges. sam ford is live at superior court with that story. has alreadywn served his jail time. spent six hours in the custody of u.s. marshals so the judge did say that he gave brown the required jail time. hear a free man about half an hour ago. in federal court, he told the has been embarrassed and publicly humiliated. brown rejected the u.s. sentence recommended of six days in jail and three years' probation. lawyer asked for no jail two years' probation. e decided to jail him hours and two years' probation. >> the judge felt as though he to impose the minimum of jail time and ordered issue a valid judgment. >> he also opposed six months of e arrest with an ankle bracelet and 480 hours of community service. sentencing. >> this afternoon, brown was prisoners. there he was sentenced for misdemeanor is handling of campaign funds. was aly added punishment $250 fine. >> kwame brown, god bless them. i hope he gets the help he needs. ll.a tremendous faul brown is under house arrest for next six months. can leave to go to work if
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 11:00pm EST
for to that. the justice system is under the microscope in the district again literallye brown served a few hours bind bars. after he pleaded guilty to bank fraud and campaign statute of violation. but we have the latest twist in scandal casting a cloud on the district. >> once a rising star in politics, kwame brown is now out of the job after spending the day into courtrooms. t ame brown strolled ou y night court tuesda straight into a political free fall. earlier, brown received a in superiorntence court, no jail time, on a charge.nor court, he was sentenced to one day in jail for personal loan documents. time has to court cases over, his when they ended about five-six hours of confinement. he refused to answer any questions. d.c. residents are talking. >> i think he should serve time just like any ordinary person. >> it is not right. not get off too easy. arrestlso under house for six months. he must perform 480 hours of community service. the second council member criminal charges this year. >> we need to clean house and elected officials accountable. >> on the other side of this issue,
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 12:00pm EST
brown has been sentenced to one day in jail. >> this is the first of the two hearings for kwame brown. john gonzalez during those from out of the courthouse. >> cynnÉ and steve, won a court house down, one to go for kwame brown. he has been sentenced moments ago. he was sentenced to one day in jail followed by six months home detention with an ankle bracelet followed by supervised probation for two years. the sentencing will begin as soon as he is sentenced at a d.c. superior court later this afternoon. this for a campaign finance charge. the judge made it clear that kwame brown will remain in custody of united states marshals today and will not be released before the sentencing. brown did break down as saying he is truly sorry for his or contact. and words cannot express thewhat he is feeling. when he spoke of his children, that is when he began to cry. of course, kwame is being said today on a federal bank charge. back in june, he amended that he lied and forged signatures to get a personal loan. he then stepped down as the chairman. these loans were more than $160,000. and another
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
. >> prosecutors recommending a six-day sentence for kwame brown. brown pleaded guilty in june to bank fraud and misdemeanor campaign violations. prosecutors now recommending six days of incarceration which would be served on weekends, followed by three years of supervised release. >> seems a little unfair. you would think he should get more for that. >> kwame has been punished quite a lot. >> brown's lawyer says he will ask the judge to cut the probation from three years down to two years. sentencing is set for november 13. >> the man leading penn state will be here, in the nation's capital, today. he will speak to the national press club just one day after his predecessor was charged with helping to cover up sexual abuse allegations against jerry sandusky. sandusky was convicted in june of abusing 10 boys over a 15- year period. he is serving his sentence at a maximum security prison. >> 43 degrees outside. >> still to come, highlights from country music's biggest night. >> happy friday. do not worry, we made it thru sandy, the colt -- the quarter -- the cold weather, the river flooding. t
ABC
Nov 11, 2012 9:00am EST
. what happens if john kerry becomes secretary of state in massachusetts? scott brown pop back into the senate? i think you have to consider that. he is still viable. the question as, who cld the up if john kerry lees? i think he ran the best race ountry and he lost. warren is going to be the future. be one of the to of the new democratic congress, and i can see her at level inntial politics are really soon. the other really interesting the was i thought was this initiative in -- it is not a party issue, but to have assisted suicide legalized, it failed, and i tnk that is bebecause doctors who are possible -- extremely powerful in the state opposed it. >> i want to go back to the question of the hisispanic vote. done e a lot of resech. thinkws that hispanics that government doesn't help. hard workerto think government has hped them succeed. they do not oppose government in traditional way of some of west. think it is going to be harder than republicans think. i want to remind people there republican majority in the house. one poin not personalities. is not marked rubio. it is p
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 4:30am EST
. >> kwame brown just serve a couple hours behind bars a after pleading guilty in two separate cases. he did not speak to reporters after spending about six hours in jail. he pleaded guilty to federal bank charges. he did received no jail time after pleading guilty for a finance charge. >> i think he should serve the time just like any other ordinary person. >> that is not right at all. >> kwame brown will be under house arrest for six months. will have to perform 480 hours of community service as well. and more than the dinner residents are prepared to handle whenever mother nature throws the way. >> they will be speaking about a snow assistance program. >> and the metropolitan washington board will meet today. 911 service was down four hours of the storm and after back of generators failed. the board will hear more about what verizon and regulatory agencies are going to prevent a similar situation in the future. it is 4:50 right now. 36 degrees. >> coming up, more good news for the nationals. why davey johnson -- welcome back. that a good morning to bundle up. >> it is clear out of there a
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 5:00am EST
>> new twists in the sex scandal. american general caught up. >> kwame brown will find out his punishment today after being -- guilty to a federal bank fraud charges. ♪ >> move over a backup blast, be a newms to theender for worst song of year. rebecca black. >> live and in hd. this is "good morning washington." on your side. thatat would we do youtube. >> good morning, washington. i am cynnÉ simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. thet will be slow going on road i am sure. we will check in with steve and a second. the weatheryou headlines. down as we coming speak and will continue through good part of the morning. get past the noon hour and that drive up and we thissee clearing afternoon. temperature-wise we are back below average. hope you enjoyed that 72 degrees yesterday afternoon. at doppler a look radar. you can see the rain is across the area. off to the west is worry heavier showers are. mostly white and moderate rain. at 9:00 a.m., 47 and rain. noon, 51 and may be a stray showers. your seven-day in just a minute. first-run the belfort furniture center, let us check on traf
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 4:30am EST
to the best start and mike brown got fired. we have a new coach. >> everyone knows the lakers are one of the most popular teams in the nba and this morning we can confirm they do have a new coach. through his agent we have learned that mike d'antoni has been hired as the lakers' new head coach although the team hasn't officially confirmed that. the deal is said to be four years, $12 million with an option for an additional year after that. the lakers were talking to former head coach bill -- phil jackson but they didn't go through. d'antoni last coached the new york knicks and before that was with the phoenix suns. steve nash played under d'antoni for the suns so this is sitting well with some players. we will probably learn more later on today but once again one of the nba's most popular teams the l.a. lakers, have a brand-new coach. >> we want to make your mornings easier. we have a new abc 7 alarm clock iphone app. it has all the latest news weather, traffic and personalized abc 7 alarm tones from some of us here. chriskris van cleave shows us how it works.
ABC
Nov 16, 2012 4:30am EST
. >> i am pamela brown. let's get to meteorologist jacq not a bad start. almost a carbon copy of yesterday. but i think we will see a little more sunshine this afternoon. the headline for today, we will have continued cold temperatures. that will be the rule again with ties only in the 50s today. after some clout in this, we should have a sunny start to the weekend. in a little while, a sneak peak to your thanksgiving forecast. let me show you super doppler. it's picking up showers towards the northern neck and delmarva. for the most part, we will have clouds today. 51 degrees by noon. partly cloudy skies at 53 degrees by 5:00. let's check on traffic with steve hershorn. >> the inner loop of the beltway, no traffic troubles. the road work is out of the way. very smoothly on the beltway at new hampshire. no problems on the outer loop. in good shape around town. looking pretty good at springfield. hov lanes are open northbound on 395 and 95, moving smoothly. 395 to the 14th street bridge as well. in georgetown, there's roadwork at m street and canal road. at the key road. that's
ABC
Nov 10, 2012 7:00am EST
god. >> we have the happy reunion at the hospital. brown sugar >>> and brown sugar. love letters from a young mick jagger to a woman who inspired the rolling stone's smash hit. did rock's bad boy really recite emily dickinson? >>> i guess we're going to have to consider -- reconsider mick jagger, reading poetry. >> he's a very smart man, from the london school of economics. he's a bright one there. >>> we have a busy morning. not only do we have a sex scandal involving the cia chief. but after a two-year-long, $6 billion presidential campaign, are we any closer to preventing taxmagedd taxmageddon. if the president and republicans can keep us from going off the fiscal cliff. >> some saying if we do go off the fiscal cliff, we'll go into recession, as well. >>> and take a look at this, thousands of "twilight" die-hards setting up camp for days outside of a los angeles movie streeters just to be there when the stars come out. and it's not just teenage girls. there's fans of all ages, anxiously waiting for the final installment. we'll tell you what the movie studio is doing to help t
ABC
Nov 16, 2012 5:00am EST
, washington. it's friday morning, november 16. i am steve chenevey. >> i am pamela brown. cynne simpson is in new york ready for her big debut.g here is jacqui jeras. you guys will have to watch at 3:00 on abc 7. meantime, waking up to again today. take a look at the satellite picture. overcast.is there are some sprinkles to the east of the metro area. very heavy is expected. will be out of here shortly. i think we will get a little .unshine this afternoon now it reagan national, n manassas, 44 in fredericksburg, 38 at bwi marshall. 28 in petersburg. 29 in petersburg. 40 in charlottesville. expected mostly cloudy skies at degrees at 9:00, 51 at noon with some breaks in the clouds. a little sunshine this cloudy, 53partly 5:00.s at your thanksgiving forecast is coming up. will tell you how to seize the s weekend.wers thi a check on traffic and weather with steve. >> 395 at duke street, looks very good. springfield towards the 14th street bridge, lanes are open. toing well all the way up streetoss the 14th bridge. problemsdistrict, no the third street tunnel. no. montgomery county, 270 nea
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
sentence because brown inc. and resigned from his council job and also had no prior criminal history. on the same day that he was sentenced to will also be sentenced in d.c. superior court for a misdemeanor in terms of handling of campaign funds. >> the man accused of throwing pipe bombs at the homes of two members of the stafford county sheriff's department have been caught in montana. lawrence to work made it to montana after throwing an explosives at three different homes in virginia on tuesday morning. he is said to have been caught while driving with stolen license plates. he reportedly tossed firebombs at the police who were chasing him. he was arrested and no one was hurt. a news conference is taking place tonight and we will update you on abc 7 news at 11 >> 5 days until the election. after a few days off the campaign trail because of sandy. president obama is back in campaign mode. mitt romney was in virginia. >> i was going to surprise you. we're here at the obama field offices on columbia. lots of volunteers making phone calls and look who is here calling motors. charlie
ABC
Nov 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
was reported to be endured. good for him. he came out of that. amazing video. the lakers fired brown today after one year and five games into this season. the former wizard's coach will be taking the reins in the meantime. >> >> tonight at 11, have you been on 495 in rush hour? a painful experience. we take you for a test drive of the new hot lanes. will this faster but expensive tried workout for you? a preview of some big rush hour improvements tonight at 11. >> it may not be hot weather but it will be comfortable. >> the nicest we have had in a while. it will be clear and cool dropping to the 40's this weekend with lighter wind. very light wind and we will bottom out between 36-44 with clear skies. mid 60's tomorrow is actually above average. veterans day highs near 70. on the observed a veterans day still near 70 and beautiful weather. a cold front coming in on tuesday. beyond that, we will be in fine shape. keep up with the weather whenever you are away from the tv. it's easy to find. wjla.com and click on weather. >> the fascinating world of weather. >> we will do it immediately. >>
ABC
Nov 12, 2012 6:00pm EST
in a d last night they signed brown.ni to replace happened to phil jackson? y he wanted to much power and too much of the organization. three years, $12 million. after friday night's 3-point to third ranked kentucky, player of thec week. measuringgame was a the young terrapins. tonight, maryland is expected to win. he will start to develop his thetation for the rest of seasons. >> keep your fingers crossed r bryce harper. >> double of the final look at 11 remedy you that go bumpings the night? we venture out with some local seenndras to say they have , and theyave heard believe. live at historical they believe is haunted at 11. >> cold air coming our way? a cold front coming in with showers and colder temperatures. at 11an will tell you held chilly it's going to get. we're here [ giggling ] these days, nobody has time to get sick. mom, i don't feel good. but minuteclinic makes it easy to get well. our nurse practitioners can diagnose and write prescriptions for everything from strep throat to sinus infections with no appointment necessary, so you can feel better in no time. minuteclin
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 4:30am EST
allegedly attacked multiple women and was arrested last year. >> kwame brown will be sentenced today and the federal bank fraud charge. madrid in june he lied to get a personal loan. he then resigned from office. he faces up to six months in jail but prosecutors say they are recommending a six days spread out over three weekends. would be followed by three years of supervised release. >> please investigating a deadly pedestrian accident. authorities say 46-year-old mary died after being hit by two vehicles as she tried to cross kenilworth avenue monday night. police said was not an across workcross walk. montgomery county police say% in aspen hill was struck on a georgia ave. the driver did say thepolice said the drivers stayed at the scene. >> the federal trade commission gives a google an ultimatum. >> and research in motion hoping it still has some blackberrys fans out there somewhere. good morning. >> good morning. research in motion the company behind the blackberry want to make sure they are still in the game. the plan to showcase the first two of their new smartphones on janua
ABC
Nov 16, 2012 11:00pm EST
, secondh half, brown gets the ball. he rolls into the end zone for the score. the patriots go on cruise and storage 5 to gap. all the way into the touchdown make it 48-28. highlights, you tune into channel 8 at 11:30. i will be hosting high-school sports final. to mike ditka.in he recently suffered eight minor stroke. make a fullo recovery. >> a programming note, you can montgomery county parade tomorrow morning on channel 8. that starts at 10:00. stay with >> next seven days, a few chances for showers. other than that, great weather. hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back toto the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today.
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 6:30pm EST
brown against elizabeth warren. the most expensive race in the country. the most high profile. it has been a bitter race. if republican scott brown loses in massachusetts, the republicans have a much harder time to win control of the senate. the other one also early in the night is going to be in the state of indiana, this is richard mourdock running against donny. they controlled it for 36 years. should have been a slam dunk but he made controversial comments on rape and abortion now it's at risk for republicans. if they lose both of those it will be virtually impossible to win control of the senate. my third one is actually a house seat. all 435 members up. that's in minnesota, michele bachmann running for re-election, of course, a year ago she was a front runner to run for president now fighting for her political life for her own district in minnesota. >> the states putting up referendum some wide-ranging things. what's number one you'll be looking at. >> we could have legalized marijuana in three states at the end of the night. that's what i'll be looking at. >> real possibility.
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 6:00am EST
and rhode island. he was arrested last year. >> tommy brown heads to court today facing sentencing in district court. john dingell was has been following this story. -- john gonzales. >> the prosecution this morning is recommended at least six days a present for the former d.c. council chairman. all of that contained because of what happened the last month. he was punished for failing to report on pre-trail services of three separate occasions. it will be interesting to see what the veteran decides later today. the judge known for being fair, but stern. he made in chicken and person each day for the past five weeks. he is being sentenced today on federal frank -- federal bank fraud charges. he stepped down as chairman of the council. this will be a very busy day for brown. not only will he be a federal court, but later this afternoon he will be in d.c. superior court on a separate misdemeanor campaign finance charge. both charges carry a maximum of six months in prison. reporting live, john gonzales abc7 news. >> getting to restore use of first tier. a shocking attack at a local hi
ABC
Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
that took place there. -- rape that took place there. >> kwame brown has been sentenced to one day in jail for bank fraud. he was sentenced today in northwest washington after pleading guilty to the charge and a second proceeding. coming up tonight at 6:00, srd has been following this case. >> the sex scandal involving david petraeus has taken a new turn. the investigation is expanding. the man who took over for petraeus, general john allen, is also surrounded in scandal. >> suddenly, there is a lot more riding on this investigation. two commanders are under the microscope. petraeus is out as cia director. he replaced david petraeus in afghanistan. he is alongside him in this scandal. general john allen, 48 hours from confirmation, saw his hearings put on hold. >> you're going to watch this closely. -- we are going to watch this closely. >> the allegations that he sent hundreds of supposedly flirtatious, inappropriate e- mails to jill kellie, the same woman who sparked the petraeus investigation. allen has denied wrongdoing. >> i know she is a good mother and a good wife. i know what ever
ABC
Nov 14, 2012 6:30pm EST
: dan brown invented the bionic wrench. what he thought was a genius solution to that problem we've all had -- stripped bolts. >> pliers and adjustable wrenches can strip the corners. but that won't stop the bionic. >> repororter: his invention grs onto the bolt from six sides at once. >> the bionic wrench engages all six flat sides of the bolt with symmetrical pressure. >> reporter: this time last year -- the factory was buzzing. >> sears had us stocked in all the stores. >> reporter: the holiday ads were on tv. and sears was their biggest seller. >> for only $19.99 at sears. >> reporter: dan said sears was so into his invention, they asked him not to sell at some of their biggest competitors. like home depot or lowe's. >> yes. >> reporter: so you said that's a deal. >> yes. >> reporter: dan said they sold more than 200,000 wrenches with sears last christmas. they kept doing business this year. then suddenly, he says, no deal for this christmas. they've had to lay off 30 workers. did you wonder what was going on? >> oh, of course we did. >> reporter: but then dan heard from a customer
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 11:00pm EDT
driving across the bridges -- the p high. is u there has been moderate and all of that brown down.nt coming a quick calculation, the amount t has flown down the potomac in the last 24 hours, 65 billion gallons. 65 billion gallons. that means we could give every child on thend a gallon ofearth water for over a week. much water has just come down the potomac. it gives you an idea of the extent of this storm. this is the view from skyline drive. is the snow on top of skyline drive. you can see the snow line there about 2,000 feet. here is our high temperatures one extreme to the other. temperatures around detroit and the 40's.n at rapid city, s.d.. denver, 70 degrees. temperatures in the middle of were as much above average as ours are below average. left of sandy. what is it finally drifts up to the north. not been any strong now behind it. as we go to the next 24 hours, w lingering sprinkles and lingering snow out infor the folks n maryland, where they saw, 22 30 inches of snow. our future cast tomorrow morning k at these morning temperatures. bundle up. during the afternoon, there
ABC
Nov 8, 2012 12:00am EST
condom inspector on them. california governor jerry brown went to the polls to vote near his house yesterday. unfortunately, the guy voting next to him brought his dogs, one of wish took a particular interest in the governor. [ laughter ] that dog is literally a brown noser. [ laughter ] it's the -- dogs get a lot of information from sniffing your -- equivalent of stalking someone on facebook. and one more thing. a lot of people seem to become very knowledgeable during an election year. all of a sudden, people who never pick up a newspaper suddenly become george stephanopoulos. if there's one thing i learned during this election, it's that a lot of people are completely full of it. we asked people over the last month, we asked people if they voted, we asked them that the day before the election. we asked them who won the debate, the day before the debate happened. we asked people if they saw the first lady debate, which is something that has never happened. [ laughter ] and each time, we found people who had strong opinions on these imaginary events. so, today, we decided to do it
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 2:30am EST
administration adviser, she swept scott brown from office and vowed to fight for the middle-class. >> for every family that has been chipped and squeezed and hammered, we are going to fight for a level playing field and we are going to put people back to work. >> warren becomes the first woman elected to the senate from the state of massachusetts. >> she takes ted kennedy's seat back from scott brown, turns it blue again. democrats spent a lot on that race. trying to carve her out as a national figure. you will hear a lot from elizabeth warren. >> record number of women in the senate. 2013. 18 never happened before. >>> the ups and downs of the campaign have all led to this. what did the president do right what did mitt romney do wrong? >> up next, we sit down with our senior washington editor rick klein. all coming up on "world news now." ♪ so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i looked at my options. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical exp
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Nov 17, 2012 12:00am EST
criticized president obama. do you remember michael brown, heck of a job brownie, michael brown? the former director of fema who was forced to resign after hurricane katrina. on monday, he criticized the president. he said obama may have acted too quickly. [ laughter ] instead of taking the wait and do nothing approach that worked so well during katrina. that is an interesting point coming from a former fema director and current applebee's employee of the week. [ laughter ] things seem to be getting back on track here in new york. [ applause ] limited subway service is scheduled to resume tomorrow at 6:00 a.m. the mta is letting people ride the bus for free, which -- [ cheers and applause ] very good news. people don't have to be anywhere any time soon. make no mistake. no bus ride in new york is ever free. there is always a price that will be paid. [ laughter ] mayor bloomberg announced that all cars coming into new york city via the bridge must have a minimum of three people in them. unless one of the people is very, very fat in which case, two people but no sodas. [ laughter ] to me, i t
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
went out with a group of men who had given up their sunday, their cleveland browns game to go out and try to find some more votes for romney but the belief is that there are fewer than 2% in the final weekend before election day in ohio who had yet to make up their mind. one moment struck me in one suburb and neighborhood and there was a gentleman taking the groceries out of his car, his name was russ and the volunteers approached him and he said i haven't decided but i have enough material. i've been contacted by both campaigns. they left the driveway then i asked them where are you leaning? and he told me i'm leaning president obama. and it was interesting because he would fit the demographic we've seen romney doing better among white men, blue collar in some of these states, he's an electrician, a father but said he was leaning obama one word, bain and as you know the obama campaign really hammered mitt romney particularly in the state of ohio for months even before the debate on bain capital. this is a man who fit into a demographic with better numbers for romney across the bo
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
amounts to 3 weekends. >> brown is about to be sentenced. this is what the prosecutors wanted. >> under the sentencing guidelines, they could have recommended anything between zero days in jail and six months. they wanted the former council chairman to do some time but not a lot. >> it seems a little unfair. he should get more for that. >> reactions were all over the place to the sentencing recommendations. he resigned as d.c. council chairman last june and pleaded guilty to felony bank fraud. admitting he lied and cooked up false paperwork to get personal loans. the u.s. attorney called for six days of incarceration to be served on weekends followed by three years of supervisoed
ABC
Nov 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, no matter what you look like, you can still do what you want. >> pamela brown, at abc7 news. >> i cannot wait to see that. bieber's representatives tell us fever? that his team was just so taken with her story. we will be at the concert monday night and get her reaction four year. if that was any indication, it is going to be -- >> a big one. that is the best story we covered this year. all right, coming up, generators working overtime on the east coast. we of a serious generator recall to tell you about. >> on the heels of [ mitt romney ] there are two very different paths the country can take. one is a path represented by the president, which, at the end of four years, it'd mean we'd have $20 trillion in debt. i'll get people back to work with 12 million new jobs. i'm gonna make sure that we get people off of food stamps not by cutting the program but by getting them good jobs. i'll work with you. i'll lead you in an open and honest way and to make sure that we all together maintain america as the hope of the earth. i'm'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >> w
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Nov 6, 2012 4:00am EST
and republican incumbent, scott brown. it's the most expensive race. both candidates raising over $50 million. and in connecticut, democratic congressman chris murphy faces former pro wrestling executive, linda mcmahon. their race is considered among the most negative. and claire mccaskill trying to fight off todd akin. and former congresswoman gabby giffords has cast her ballot. walking into the county recorder's office yesterday. accompanied by her former assistant. barber was also injured during the assassination attempt against giffords. >>> meanwhile, officials in new york and new jersey are setting up last-minute polling accommodations for voters who were displaced by superstorm sandy. some devastated areas will cast ballots on portable voting machines in tents that you see there. governor andrew cuomo cleared the way for people to vote in any polling site in new york. and people in new jersey can vote electronically by e-mail or by fax. >>> as a powerful nor'easter looms, some people in the storm zone say they are too worried about surviving to vote. the approaching storm is meeting ne
ABC
Nov 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
at many of the polling places. >> i am voting for obama. >> d.c. has local contests. michael brown may be in trouble of losing. there were lots of complaints about how the voting precincts were run today. precinct 97 -- >> my name was not in the book. we had to have special ballots. >> precinct 39, long lines, up three paper ballots and voting stations only 1 electronic. >> there should be more than one electronic voting machine. >> it has been very busy all day long. we are short staffed. we do not have enough equipment. we're doing the best we can. the voters will have to have good patients. >> for some of those waiting -- >> total incompetence. >> d.c. is electing hundreds of advisory neighborhood commissioners. in one case, a candidate left the polls in handcuffs. he was charged with assaulting a man she said tore down one of her campaign signs. commissioners are not paid, but elected officials but have a lot of influence in their neighborhoods. >> we know loudoun county could be one of the county's that decides who takes all of virginia's electoral votes. a handful of obama scie
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 5:00pm EST
council member since 2004. he hammered brown over his personal financial problems. >> i'm sorry -- chris anderson has the details for us on this evening. how does it look? >> we are trying to adjust to the earlier sunset. we are seeing delays on the belt way stretch. there are some traffic jams. we see this over the american legion bridge. 270 south passed -- past the hour loop and the beltway. there may be clean up there for a while. and looks like traffic is getting by to the far right on both directions. we have an accident coming in southbound on the freeway and seventh street near the intersection, northwest closed. and back to you. >> good deal. thank you. just ahead -- what will the dream that mean for thousands of immigrants? -- dream act me for thousands of immigrants? >> what ha >> a 9-year-old virginia girl has found her own way of spreading happiness to other children. rachel started her own organization called let's help kids, and she is tonight's harris's hero. it was a terrible thought -- the thought of children going without birthday presents. >> it just breaks my heart.
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Nov 9, 2012 5:00pm EST
faster. pamela brown abc 7 news. "the aaa foundation for traffic safety finds one in seven 16-24- year-olds fell asleep. about 17% of deadly crashes involve drowsy drivers be. >> pregnancy tests could be used to predict testicular cancer in some manner. the same hormones produced in pregnancy is also present in some forms of testicular cancer. a pregnancy test is not 100% accurate, it can be a reason to go to your doctor. >> it was a heart warming homecoming for this texas soldier. >> he devised a plan to surprise his wife, a fifth grade teacher in anna, texas. 600 students gathered for what they thought was an awards ceremony. [applause] >> scott was supposed to be home on saturday or sunday which would have worked out perfectly. i cannot believe it when i saw him. >> whenever expectations i had of coming home and surprising rebecca is outweighed by the first moment i got to see them. >> there is when she realizes what is going on. they were reunited just in time for veterans day, sunday. >> they will have a good holiday. and for them. let's see what's coming up tonight on abc 7 news
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Nov 12, 2012 6:00am EST
simpson stabbed frazier. >> sentencing this week for corn a brown who is scheduled to be sentenced to more after pleading guilty to bank fraud. prosecutors recommend he get six days in prison followed by three years of supervised release. he admitted back in june that he lied to get a personal loan. it is 6:37 and still to come -- >> a record-setting showed great treat -- >> an important anniversary on this veterans day -- the 30th anniversary of the dedication of the vietnam wall and we will need volunteers tonight at 5:00. >> a new pepsi drinkers as soon joining fruit, vegetables, and wheat as a fiber. it is the pepsi special. it launches on tuesday. the company's web site explains how it helps reduce fat levels. in the blood. it will be difficult to find a way to say this makes it is good for you. >> chefs in switzerland maebelle largest cream cake almost 1 mile long, 4,000 feet. the cake was cut up and sold and will go to breast cancer research. >> at least it is for a good cause. >> i can always eat cake for that cause. we are continuing the battle for the beauty. look at best -- such
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Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
to a brown ups truck for parking in an alley. is that your license plate? >> that is my number. >> do you use a ups truck? >> i do not. >> this one was written to the same license plate but it was a white federal express truck market to close to a fire hydrant. jeff's truck is not a fedex vehicle. >> we use it for whatever. having a good time. >> when he tried to challenge the ticket, the dmv denied his appeal. the dmv says he did not provide the doctor -- proper documentation. the dmv said the tickets are [inaudible] >> i hope so. i really do. >> which brings us upback to the mva. he hopes the new truck will not be getting someone else's ticket. >> it feels like a burden that is lifted off of me. >> he stripped his way to become the king of the box office with "magic mike" and now channing tatum has a new title. when he heard the news he thought there were joking. his wife is taking him relentlessly about his title. >> gordon lost out again. >> he has to be so disappointed. there is always next year. >> hi. >> definitely not the sexiest man alive. the president made his reporters for the fir
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Nov 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
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Nov 6, 2012 7:00am EST
races early in the night that pose big problems for republicans. the first, massachusetts. scott brown, republican that won ted kennedy's seat. >> a very tight race now. >> reporter: he is trailing badly going into against elizabeth warren. and indiana, a seat republicans have controlled for 36 years was to be safe. but richard mourdock, controversial comments on rape. and todd akin, comments about legitimate rape. >> you think claire mccaskill hangs on? >> she is leading going into election day. what does it mean if they lose those seats? take a look. i'm going to try to show you the possibilities. if you look at it now, if they lose those seats, they're also way behind in maine. this is all early in the night. the republicans would need a net gain of seven seats to get control. that means they have to win every competitive race in the country. and i don't hear republicans even think that's possible. >> we'll see as it develops throughout the day. thank you very much, jonathan karl. >>> you can watch our team's coverage tonight, george stephanopoulos and diane sawyer here and our expe
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Nov 12, 2012 7:00am EST
don't think of all the days around the holidays. for every six adults, you brown three pounds of chuck with a little bit of flour. >> okay. >> you throw in vegetables, celery, onions. and then roasted garlic. two heads. squish it down in. then your liquid for this are cloudy organic apple cider or beef stock or beef consumee. you put it in for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. it's a crowd-pleaser. everybody loves it. here's some all done. hi, kids, you're lining up for your plate. this is what it's like after a couple hours in the oven. it literally falls apart. >> josh is already digging in. >> then to serve with it -- do you want to hold on to that. okay. then -- now, we do this every thanksgiving, and it goes with this meal so beautifully. it's mashed potatoes and parsnips. parsnips is like a potato with a little bit of an attitude. you like them? you're eating them. parsnips thrown in -- >> with cheese. >> lots of sharp cheese. >> i want to make sure we get this in. you were so kind to help man the phones with hurricane sandy. you're donating more than $500,000. >> we gave -- we gave, we were ver
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Nov 13, 2012 7:00am EST
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Nov 3, 2012 12:00am EDT
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Nov 2, 2012 12:00am EDT
on the samsung galaxy s3. amber, brown and black. exclusively on verizon. in-wash scent boosters, here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 weeks! unbelievable! unstopables! i'll show you how! ♪ just shake them into the washer i can't believe this lasts 12 weeks! neither can they. so you're going on tour to prove it. downy unstopables. follow jimmy's unstopables tour on youtube. >> jimmy: hi there, welcome back. night three at the harvey theater at the brooklyn academy of music. tonight on the program, this is their latest cd, it's called "the carpenter" but tonight, they have a special song for brooklyn. the avett brothers are here and they will be joined by the brooklyn philharmonic. that's going to be great. and tomorrow night, it is our last show here in town with kelly ripa, alicia keys and a special appearance by chris rock, so join us then as well. by the way, if you haven't helped out with hurricane sandy relief effort and you can, please go to redcross.org to donate or you can text "redcross" to 90999 to make a $10 donation. they really
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Nov 14, 2012 12:00am EST
into things that have nothing to do with politics. lakers fire coach mike brown, nice work on unemployment, obama. we don't go on facebook to hear you pontificate. we go on facebook to find out how fat our exes got. that person. unfriend. another one, the instagrame, pseudo artsy photographs of the food they order. and feet. picture of dinner. picture of their feet. picture of their dinner. picture of their feet. dinner. feet. dinner. feet. sunset. feet in front of the sunset. unfriend. next person. the super model. this is the girl who posts lots of candid photos of herself that and candidate at all in which she looks very sexy in every day situations. at the dmv. another day at the office. snack time. we get it. you are hot. you are unfriended. it's easy. and it will make you feel great. it's look cleaning out your attic, instead of clothes, instead of throwing out clothes you are throwing out people. to help others understand national unfriend day, i am asking you to send me a video, 20 second or less, and why you are losing your least favorite face book friend. record the video on the
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Nov 6, 2012 2:35am EST
democrat elizabeth warren and incumbent, scott brown. two former governors are facing off in virginia. virginia. a democrat, tim kane, taking on george allen. in missouri,la a democrat, tim kaine, taking on george allen. in missouri, claire mccaskill faces todd akin. the race, remember, gained national attention after akin's comments about rape and pregnancy. >>> on top of that several hot button social issues on the ballot for voters to decide. gay marriage is on the ballot in four states. maryland, maine, washington and minnesota. immigration questions will be answered in several states as well including montana and maryland. and, the potential legalization of marijuana decided in six states. those issues have not gotten too much attention, a lot more on the president, and control of congress. most expect no matter who wins, congress will be divided. democrats expected to maintain the senate. republicans in the house. who ever becomes the president will have a divided congress to, to face. >> there have been many predictions everything could virtually stay the same. which would mean
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Nov 8, 2012 2:35am EST
has a new album on november 19th. on this album is a a duet with chris brown. the ex-boyfriend. we know the back story. the song "nobody's business." on the song, she sings, i want to be your baby, you will always be my baby. sing it to the world. baby give me some. i'm going to be your girl. and it ain't nobody's business. take a look as we go to break. ♪ it ain't nobody's business ♪ it ain't nobody's business what's today's dare? erase the damage of 100 blow drys with daily moisture renewal from pantene, the most awarded hair care brand of the last 2 years. i took the dare...will you? pantene. most awarded hair care brand. >>> and finally this half-hour, congratulatory messages for president obama flooded in from all parts of the world yesterday. >> some of the happiest people are his re-election, after his re-election rather live in a small village in kenya where everyone was rooting for him. abc's bareporter was there. >> reporter: those not keeping warm by keeping the beat came prepared for the long wait. the election watch party in this typically sleepy village was an exh
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Nov 11, 2012 10:00am EST
saw in ohio, the most important state, president obama, sherrod brown returns to office, speaking tissues about fairness, the role of government, these are important issues, and then on the other side, you had a republican party, a discredited brand with a shrinking base out of touch with the values. >> so, when you talk about this senate coalition -- let me bring to paul gigot, was this a race that mitt romney could have won? >> of course, he could have won. he only lost by 100,000 votes in ohio. he lost by less than in florida, 70,000 in florida. lot closer than katrina suggest it was. $100 million unanswered ads can do to an alternative candidate. mitt romney ran as a biographer candidate. but what the obama campaign did was they systemically destroy that biography. he never recovered from the summer in the exit polls, romney still had a net unfavorable rating. in the exit polls, it actually was a net-unfavorable. this was more about a flawed messenger than a flawed message. there are brobshe immigration position of the republican party. but fundamentally, mitt romney never mad
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Nov 18, 2012 8:00am EST
protests. workers unhappy that their stores are opening up on thursday for shopping. rosetta brown works at walmart. >> we just demanded respect. >> who are we? >> reporter: nearly one in four of us, 86 million, hit the stores on black friday last year. >> so i think you're going to see deals all season long. >> reporter: but if you brave the protest and the petition drive, are there a couple of items you should set your sights on on friday? >> the new wii, it's called the wii-u, that thing will go fast and also, believe it or not, the furby is back and that's what the kids want this year, your electronics, ipad mini, iphone 5 and for kids there's the leappad2 which is like an ipad for kids. >> reporter: did you hear it in there? are we actually talking about the furby again on national tv? listen, online sales are also getting big on friday, so if you want to avoid the stores, you'll see a lot of deals online from your couch on black friday, dan and bianna. >> i will not have anybody trash talking the furby, david kerley. it's your last appearance on weekend "gma." kidding. thank you, d
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Nov 9, 2012 12:00am EST
on the samsung galaxy s3. amber, brown and black. exclusively on verizon. >> jimmy: well, hello there. and welcome back. tonight on the program, his new show, "frontier earth," premieres tuesday on animal planet. dave salmoni is here with a menagerie of wild baby animals. they are very cute and also deadly. so i am not looking forward to that. and then, with music from this album that comes out january 22nd, it's called "wild child," tyler bryant and the shakedown, from the bud light stage. january 22nd? and there's no album in it, so maybe it's not done yet. i don't know what's going on here. and, we have a new show for you tomorrow night. we usually don't, but we do, we'll be joined by 007 himself, daniel craig will be here. the author of the "twilight" books, stephenie meyer will join us and music from boys like girls. our first guest is an emmy and goalen globe-winning dancing star. her new memoir is called "the art of men." please welcome kirstie alley. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: how are you? >> i'm good. >> jimmy: very good to see you. you have never been here before, whi
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Nov 13, 2012 12:00am EST
, brown and black. exclusively on verizon. liq... double impact?! ... ... sfx: doorbell i'm here to snake the drain. i'm here to flush the pipe. vo: liquid plumr double impact has twice the drain clearing power with a plumber's snake to grab deep clogs and a powerful gel to finish off the rest, baby. liquid plumr double impact. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our next guest is not gay, but like eric stonestreet on "modern family" and anderson cooper on cnn, he pretends to be for tv. his very funny show "happy endings" airs tuesday nights at 9:00 here on abc. please say hello to adam pally. [ cheers and applause ] [ cheers and applause ] >> what is this? what has happened here? >> well, last time i was on the show it was cinco de mayo and i brought out shots of tequila and it was my first time on a talk show, i was super excited then we did one together. >> jimmy: okay. >> this time i'm on the show again and i thought today is a special day, oklahoma point guard russell westbrook's birthday. >> jimmy: i didn't know that. >> and -- >> jimmy: so you brought vodka out. >> i think i have a d
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Nov 2, 2012 2:35am EDT
of the year, hunter hayes. >> and they honored some of sandy victims, as well. >>> and your boy chris brown back in the news, as well, your favorite -- >> so for halloween he decides to dress up as a terrorist for rihanna's -- yes, with his posse for rihanna's party. i just -- i mean, he just got this wonderful probation report, and this is what he does. he just -- he can't help himself. >> showed up at a party dressed as a terrorist as he tries to combat his image. >> nice job, chris. >> who is handling chris' pr? >> they need to be fired. >> man, oh. when will he learn? we'll be back. >>> well, this, of course, has ♪ [ female announcer ] life is full of little tests, but your basic paper towel can handle them. especially if that towel is bounty basic. the towel that's durable, and scrubbable. in this lab demo, bounty basic is stronger than the leading bargain brand. everyday life? bring it with bounty basic. the strong but affordable picker-upper... now costs even less. try these. new cepacol sensations cools instantly, and has an active ingredient that stays with you long after the loz
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Nov 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
, where his father taught him how to keep mexicans out of the united states. >> you see t-shirts, brown pride, hispanic pride. if you see a white male wearing a white pride t-shirt, then it's offensive. >> reporter: are we talking about a 10-year-old neo-nazi? >> he was certainly exposed to it. he was in the home during these meetings, these rallies. and he was certainly aware of what his father's beliefs were. >> reporter: the boy is now 12 years old. he's being tried as a juvenile. if found responsible, he will be in jail until he is 23. for "good morning america," cecilia vega, abc news, los angeles. >>> i'm here with nancy grace. and this one is so difficult. the boy 12, now. as cecilia said. he is on trial. but this is all before a judge, no jury. >> also, it's in juvenile court. so, everything is different. there's a more relaxed standard. the judge is going to decide this all on his own. and i also think the judge has leeway to reduce the crime to voluntary or involuntary. if this kid goes to juvenile detention, he will be the youngest child in that state, california, to be in ju
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Nov 7, 2012 7:00am EST
victory over scott brown, the republican. in indiana, a solidly republican seat for 36 years, democratic joe donnelly beats mourdock. mourdock made the controversial comments about rape and abortion. going again, missouri, this was the best chance to defeat an incumbent. claire mccaskill, she beats todd akin. again, controversial comments about rape. virginia, the testimony, tim kaine beats george allen. and in wisconsin, the first openly-gay member of the senate coming in, tammy baldwin beating tommy thompson. it now looks like in the senate anyway, the democrats will gain as many as two seats. and the only two we're waiting for are montana, where the republicans hope to win, but they are trailing right now, and north dakota, another place. >> more women in the senate than ever before. >> reporter: 19 right now. 20 if the democrats win in north dakota. >> getting close to the country being reflected. >> john boehner remains speaker of the house. >> jon karl, thanks very much. >>> the other huge story developing right now, that nor'easter heading right for the east coast, bringing snow,
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